startup script

Jim Douglas jdz99 at hotmail.com
Mon Jul 7 18:53:55 BST 2008


> Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 10:49:30 -0700
> From: karlok at fastmail.fm
> To: kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Re: startup script
> 
> Jim Douglas wrote:
> > I installed a firewall and want to make sure it starts up in the right 
> > place on reboot.
> > 
> > These are the instructions I am getting from the Firewall Builder site, 
> > they have nothing for Kubuntu...
> > 
> > The universal method is to put generated script in /etc or /etc/firewall 
> > directory and add a line at the bottom of script */etc/rc.d/rc.local* 
> > (Mandrake and RedHat) or */etc/init.d/boot.local* (SuSE) like this:
> > 
> >   /etc/firewall/firewall.fw
> > 
> > This way, firewall script runs when machine executes
> >                   boot-time scripts. The name of the file is the same
> >                   as the name of the firewall object in Firewall
> >                   Builder GUI, with extension ".fw".  So, if
> >                   firewall object name is *guardian*, then
> >                   fwbuilder puts generated policy in the file
> >                   *guardian.fw*.
> >                 
> > 
> > What is the most secure process to start up at boot time?
> > 
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Jim
> > 
> You could put the line to run the script in /etc/rc.local.  This is the 
>   default rc.local:
> 
> #!/bin/sh -e
> #
> # rc.local
> #
> # This script is executed at the end of each multiuser runlevel.
> # Make sure that the script will "exit 0" on success or any other
> # value on error.
> #
> # In order to enable or disable this script just change the execution
> # bits.
> #
> # By default this script does nothing.
> 
> exit 0
> 
> Karl
> 
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I was going to put it in ther but, I want to be sure the Firewall starts at the right time, I remember reading somewhere that if it doesn't the Firewall won't be aa secure..

Thanks,
Jim

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